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Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Discount Diva

Hello all! First things first... My giveaway ends tonight! Get in while you still can. I'll reveal the winner this weekend.

Now back to regularly scheduled programming....I have recently made some very cute (if I do say so myself) purchases at Tar-jay... my mecca of home goods and needed closet additions... since we've moved, the nearest real mall is 45 minutes away, its as close as I'm getting.

So what have I bought you ask.... well first off, these adorable lil shoes. I have paired them with a shift and tights, as well as a dress with leggings. They add a nice pop of color to a black/white and/or gray combo that I seem to wear a lot these days.

I also purchased the following two dresses. But be forewarned these dresses are short and I'm saying that as a girl that is 5'2". I have worn them with tights and leggings. I have paired them with a black and a grey boyfriend type cardigan from Old Navy.
Finally, what is a Target run without hitting up the jewelry department. I purchased this fabulous necklace for under $20. I dream about pairing it with everything this fall and winter, a crisp, white button down and jeans or adding it to a shift dress. It automatically jumps the simple, plain outfit to the next level. Love it and for $19.99, seriously I can't resist. I had hoped to make an Old Navy run last night before Mr. Jetplane's volleyball game in this outfit (FYI this is the 1st time I was to wear leggings in public without a dress over them...It was to be monumental for me). I desperately wanted to pick up a sweater to 2 that were not available in my size on the net.Unfortunately for me (or was it a sign) my car was dead. Its still dead...sitting in the garage. Mr didn't get home until 9:30 and he has class all day today. Good thing I work from home :(

Outfit above is black legging from BR purchased on sale, white v-neck Hanes tshirt, grey boyfriend cardigan from Old Navy, grey/silver scarf Target, and Nine West Riding Boots bought at the outlet 2 years ago.

I'll be the first to admit leggings have scared me. I'm short and I was cursed with some thighs... How is everyone feeling about leggings?

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15 comments:

Kaitlin said...

Love the shoes, they are so cute! I always have to wear something over my leggings, because I have major thunder thighs.

Your outfit is so cute and very budget friendly! Perfect for winter days.

It Is Everlasting said...

Love the shoes, love the necklace, REALLY LOVE the outfit! Your legs look great (I mean that in a totally not creepy way!) and the leggins/boots looks is adorable. I need to do an ON run to get some big sweaters and cardi's soon.

PinkSass said...

I also have those shoes and love them. They do add a nice little pop of color.

I am on a mission now to find some cute black riding boots from your pic last night. And I may even try leggings.

And umm ps I freaking love hanes white vneck shirts. They are the BEST!

Patience said...

Love the new additions. This is the first year I have attempted the leggings as well. I have big runners legs and I feel self conscience. Love the black riding boots. I have brown ones, but I think I need some black ones now :)

DeDe said...

Leggings? No one needs to see my former gymnast muscular butt and thighs squeezed into leggings. On others, I think it is too cute! Some, however, don't need to go near them, let alone wear them. JMHO!

The Northerner said...

I love everything! I need to make a trip to Target ASAP. I love leggings, but am afraid to wear them out of the house unless I am covered from behind....

Chic Runner said...

I saw those dresses and loved them too! Totally great finds and so versatile! :)

Also, I love leggings and they look great on you!!! :) Don't worry you look tiny!

Jackie said...

Love the shoes... where are they from?

martha - ca knitter said...

The shoes are very cute.
I'm the same height and I used to wear leggings back-in-the-day. Like you, I have the thighs and unfortunately the hips to not pull it off successfully without a top to cover the bum. Trust me, it helps a lot when the bum is covered...it also help guide the eye away from that area, if you know what I mean.
I hope your car is repaired soon, so you can shop.

Elle said...

I just bought and wore my first pair a few weeks ago... they are so comfy I understand why everyone is crazy about them, but I must admit I do feel a little self conscious in them!

Sarah Ann said...

Totally understand about the leggings. I've had a couple of different pairs and I seem to never wear them because even though I want to I'm too afraid!

Beth Dunn said...

Your shoes and everything looks perfect. happy halloween. xoxo

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Stereos and Souffles said...

Leggings no, but I'd love to wear tights if it wasn't 90 degrees in the shade here. My carved pumpkin from Saturday already molded and dissolved into a pile of ick.

Hannah Noel said...

Love it all!!!

Crazy Shenanigans said...

The outfit is great! I love those boots btw!

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